The Aperture Controls Light and Depth Of Field - Photography Tutorial


The aperture adjusts the size of the opening through which light passes to the image sensor. The aperture can be opened up to let in more light or closed (stopped down) to let in less. Let's look at the effects a wide or a narrow aperture has. - View Tutorial »


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